Tag: binge drinking

Do Self-Reports on Drinking Motives Reflect Actual Alcohol Consumption in Real-Life Scenarios?

By CDC [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What motivates someone to drink has been linked to the amount of alcohol one typically consumes.  Previously on The Academic Wino, a study was presented that showed people consuming alcohol for “positive” reasons (such as the taste or the health…

Women Prefer Wine and Liquor While Men Prefer Beer: Using an Implicit Measures Approach to Determine Consumer Behavior

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Often when we see a study examining alcohol preferences and habits in people, we cannot be certain if the results are based on what the participants want to report due to potential guilt or embarrassment, or if the results are…